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Only two merits for Australia at Art Directors Club Awards

New Zealand managed one bronze win at this year’s Art Directors Club 89th Annual Awards, while Australia only managed two merits.  

The global creative awards held in New York saw DDB New Zealand awarded bronze for its Sky Television “West Bank” work.

Design studio Alt Group received a merit in the corporate and promotional design category for its Selecon “We Make Light” work.

Meanwhile, Australia was handed two design print merits: Frost Design for Phaidon Press/Mike Walsh; and Hoyne Design for its Australia Post work.

In overall results, BBDO New York was the top agency winner with three ADC gold, followed by Goodby, Silverstein & Partners and Wieden + Kennedy with two golds each.

The awards will be presented on May 19 at the SVA Theatre at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Australian and New Zealand award recipients:

Title, Client, Agency, Country

Advertising Broadcast Bronze:

Television and cinema category –

  • West Bank, Sky Television, DDB New Zealand, New Zealand

Design print merit:

Book design category –

  • Futuretainment, Phaidon Press/Mike Walsh, Frost Design, Australia

Corporate and promotional design category –

  • We Make Light, Selecon Alt Group Ltd, New Zealand
  • Earth Hour 2009, Australia Post, Hoyne Design, Australia
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